Big Meech is a famous American belonging to a black mafia family involved in drug trafficking. His brother Southwest T. Big Meech and Big Meech started were in their drug business from the 1980s to 2005. In addition to drug pedaling, Big Meech owned ‘BMF Entertainment,’ his recording label. Continue reading to find the estimated net worth of Big Meech as of 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Big Meech is the nickname of Demetrius Edward Flenory. He was born on 21st June 1968 in Detroit, Michigan, the US. Big Meech’s has a sister and brother named Terry Lee Flenory (Southwest T).
The children were raised in a church in Detroit. They did not have enough money for regular meals and depended on the WIC program box for food. The family’s financial condition deteriorated while Big Meech was in high school. This led the brothers to sell cocaine (worth $50/bag) on the streets of Detroit.
Big Meech had relationships with Sabrina but, they broke up. Big Meech was engaged to Janell for some time but, that fizzled out. Big Meech and his girlfriend have a son called Lil Meech.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Big Meech belongs to Black Mafia Family (BMF), the biggest drugs trafficking organization. BMF was established in 1980 by Big Meech and Southwest Terry. Initially, the brothers sold cocaine in the streets of Detroit. By 2000, the cocaine business expanded across the US and on a professional level. Two major centers included Atlanta, Georgia under Big Meech and Los Angeles, California under Southwest Terry. The center at Los Angeles, California received shipments from Mexico. Thus, BMF’s business spread across the country.
In 2001, the brothers went on separate ways – Southwest T moved to Los Angeles with his girlfriend. Big Meech continued to live in Atlanta, Georgia. The US Department of Treasury carried out a huge drug raid (2005). Around 30 members of BMF along with Big Meech and Southwest Terry were arrested. The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) discovered $3 million in cash, 2.5 kilograms of cocaine and several unlicensed weapons.
In 2000, Big Meech and Southwest T launched ‘BMF Entertainment,’ a Record Company. BMF Entertainment helped several upcoming hip-hop artists including Bleu DaVinci, Fabolous, and Young Jeezy to prosper. BMF helped Bleu Da Vinci to release the super-hit album ‘World Is’ that got nominated for Source Award. BMF Entertainment also appeared in hip-hop DVD magazines.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The net worth of Big Meech is around $120 million. Most of Big Meech’s wealth comes from his earnings in the drug trafficking business. His brother Southwest Terry and Big Meech established the drug business under the name Black Mafia Family (BMF) in the 1980s. Their business expanded to across the US until they were arrested in 2005. Also, Big Meech launched BMF Entertainment for promoting upcoming hip-hop artists. Also, Big Meech has his own clothing brand.
Big Meech is imprisoned at Pollock, Louisiana’s Federal Correctional Institution. Southwest T is detained at Coleman Low, Florida’s Federal Correctional Institution. The brothers would be released in 2032. In 2010, Mara Shalhoup published her book entitled ‘BMF: The Rise and Fall of Big Meech and the Black Mafia Family.’